Implementing community-based heritage festivals in eight administrative divisions of Bangladesh

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,700 granted in 2024
  • Dates of implementation:
    • Approved in 06/2024 - not yet under implementation
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Bangladesh

Strengthening National Capacities for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development in Bangladesh

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 200,000
  • Source:
    • Azerbaijan earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/07/2016 - 01/08/2019
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Bangladesh


Bangladesh has a rich tradition in cultural heritage, specifically intangible cultural heritage. However, the more recent history and developments have affected and increasingly threatened the viability of these practices and traditions. Aware of these threats Bangladesh is actively implementing the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which it ratified in 2009, demonstrating its commitment to establish mechanisms ›››

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